Jody Watley Classic Image Of The Day. VOGUE Italia.

2008 : Jody Watley VOGUE ITALIA The Historic Black Issue

Photography: Herb Ritts

Makeup: JoAnn Gair

Hair: Peter Savic

This issue featured 4 covers (Naomi Campbell, Liya Kebede, Jourdan Dunn Sessilee Lopez) only black models, all the feature topics are related to black women in arts and entertainment. It sold out in 72 hours, with 60,000 more copies ordered for reprint. Currently selling for $2,500 on eBay. Did you grab a copy?!

An honor to be in the issue, led by the visionary editor Franca Sozzani.

Jody Watley Classic Image of The Day from Vogue Italia.

Flashback to 2008 the history making “The Black Issue” of VOGUE Italia.

Jody Watley.

Photography: Herb Ritts

Makeup : Joanne Gair

Hair : Peter Savic

An honor to be in the issue, led by the visionary editor Franca Sozzani there were 4 Covers by Steven Meisel – all sold out.

Vogue Italia The Historic Black Issue – The Undefeated

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It was an honor to be included in the historic “The Black Issue”  of my favorite fashion magazine VOGUE Italia in 2008.

Rest in peace Franca Sozzani, Editor in Chief Vogue Italia a true visionary. The layouts were always second to none and forward thinking. The Black Issue was her way of trying to address the lack of diversity in fashion.

I’m eternally grateful that Ms. Sozzani chose for me to be a part of this bit of fashion history. My condolences to her family, her son and friends who knew her best.